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Google to pay $1 billion over 3 years for news content

Google will pay publishers $1 billion over the next three years for their news content.

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New Ford CEO replaces CFO, pledges stronger profit margins

On his first day in Ford's top job, CEO Jim Farley is replacing the company's chief financial officer and announcing other structural and management changes.

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AFP launches fact-checking programme with TikTok

AFP announced Thursday the launch of a new fact-checking initiative with TikTok to combat the spread of misinformation over the short-form viral video app.

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Clock running out before some airlines begin furloughs

Airline employees and executives made 11th-hour appeals Wednesday for Congress to approve billions more in federal aid to avert thousands of layoffs that are scheduled to start Thursday.

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Secretive, never profitable Palantir makes market debut

Seventeen years after it was born with the help of CIA seed money, the data-mining outfit Palantir Technologies is finally going public in the biggest Wall Street tech offering since last year's debut of Slack and Uber.

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Germany puts first auto boss on trial over 'dieselgate'

Former Audi CEO Rupert Stadler on Wednesday became the first auto boss to go on trial in Germany over the "dieselgate" emissions scandal, five years after parent company Volkswagen admitted to the scam.